Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is returning to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to help kick-start a longshot campaign to expand criminal background checks to all commercial firearms sales.
The National Sports Shooting Foundation says it commissioned the poll to counter claims of widespread support for more gun control legislation.
Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who survived an assassination attempt in 2011, is set to tour a New York gun show, the first such visit since she was shot.
Maryland State Police says officers from several law enforcement agencies will help troopers conduct background checks for people applying to buy guns.
Gov. Bob McDonnell’s office says it didn’t request a background check on the former Executive Mansion chef who left amid a Virginia State Police investigation.